Urban population reached 1.60 mil in 2017 in Jamaica, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.82 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Jamaica reached an all time high of 1.60 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.550 mil in 1960. When compared to Jamaica's main peers, urban population in Cayman Islands amounted to 0.062 mil, 8.84 mil in Cuba, 8.64 mil in Dominican Republic and 5.97 mil in Haiti in 2017.
Jamaica has been ranked 140th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.